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See how LV= cover compares with other insurers

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Pet insurance comparison - October 2017

Whilst you'll want to make sure you're getting the best cover for your beloved pet, researching pet insurance quotes on price comparison websites can be time-consuming and frustrating.

It's important to find out how one pet insurance policy measures up against another and to compare the level of cover – not just the price. You might find that the best cover isn’t always the cheapest.

To save time, see how LV= pet insurance cover compares with other policies available.

Pet insurance provider

LV=

Admiral

Aviva

Tesco

The Kennel Club

Petplan

Level of cover used for comparison

Lifetime

Premier Plus

Platinum

Premier

£15,000
£7,500 vet fees

Ultimate

Defaqto 5-Star rated

Included
Not included Included Included Not included Included

Vet fee limit per policy year

£3k
£5k
£10k

£2.5k
£5k
£10k

£1.5k
£3.5k
£6.5k

£7.5k
£10k

£7.5k
£15k

£4k
£7k
£12k

Alternative medicine covered up to the vet fees limit

Included

Not included

Included

Not included
Not included
Not included

Voluntary excesses available

Included Not included Included Included Included Not included

Behavioural cover

Included Not included Included Not included Included Included

Dental illness cover

Included Not included Included Included Included Included

Online discount

Included Not included Not included Not included Not included Included

No admin or cancellation fees

Included Not included Included Included Included Included

Accidental Damage cover

Included Included Not included Not included Not included Not included

365 days cover overseas

Included Not included Not included Not included Not included Not included

Quarantine

Included Not included Not included Included Included Included

Legal helpline

Included Not included Included Included Not included Included

Pet bereavement service

Included Not included Included Included Not included Included

Source: Defaqto Matrix, data effective as of Oct 2017

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